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Lutz County Park Video Tour

About Lutz County Park

Lutz County Park is a true gem that is located in Deerfield Township, just skirting southern Genesee County. Taking a stroll, you can easily forget your fast-paced life.

Park Origins

The land was bequeathed to Livingston County in 2005 by Owen Lutz. Prior to his death, Owen Lutz laid out a one of a kind trail system with amazing views. Lutz County Park was opened to public recreation use in 2008.


100 acres of public recreation use. A 1.3-mile trail system provides opportunities for users to experience high-quality natural areas, scenic views, and wildlife and its habitat while at the same time passing by farm fields. Also available are picnic tables, benches, nature interpretive signs, trail head display, a parking area and restroom.

Nature & Wildlife

Lutz County Park is adjacent to Oak Grove State Game Area, creating a larger contiguous expanse of acreage for the preservation of natural features, wildlife habitat and the South Branch of the Shiawassee River. The pond on the property is a perfect habitat for frogs, turtles and even salamanders. Beautiful Red-Tail Hawks can often be seen flying overhead. In the Spring, the restored meadow is a wonderful are a to see a splash of wildflowers. Lutz County Park offers the perfect stopover location for migrating birds, especially Sandhill Cranes, which are often seen in the Spring and Fall.

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304 E Grand River Ave
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Howell, MI 48843